Cornelis Gerritsz van Niekerk,

Name
Cornelis Gerritsz /van Niekerk/
Given names
Cornelis Gerritsz
Surname
van Niekerk
Birth
Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, a1.
Church founded
First Dutch Reformed Church congregation founded
August 18, 1665

Note: J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/166…

J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
Stellenbosch is founded
November 6, 1679
Note: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1660s_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
French Huguenots
April 1688

Note: French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the…

French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony settles the Huguenot refugees in the present day Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wellington areas which were beyond the Cape Colony and belonged to the Khoikhoi people. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageMaria van der WesthuizenView this family
April 1, 1691
Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, a1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childGerrit van NiekerkAnna Dorothea BronsView this family
October 16, 1725

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2.
Baptism of a grandsonCornelis van Niekerk
December 29, 1726

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2c1.
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p566, b7.
Marriage of a childJohannes van NiekerkEngela du PlooyView this family
December 21, 1727

Citation details: Smit, p432, a4b3c13.
Citation details: van Niekerk, p222, b3.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Helena van Niekerk
February 12, 1730

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2c2.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Albert van Niekerk
September 28, 1732

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2c3.
Marriage of a childPetrus van NiekerkMarie TailleferView this family
November 14, 1734
Citation details: van Niekerk, p256, b4.
Baptism of a grandsonPieter Cornelis van Niekerk
November 27, 1735

Citation details: van Niekerk, p258, b4c1.
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit van Niekerk
February 17, 1737

Citation details: van Niekerk, p222, b2c4.
Baptism of a granddaughterEngela Helena van Niekerk
between January 16, 1738 and January 26, 1738

Citation details: Smit, p432, a4b3c13.
Text:

~ 16/26.1.1738

Citation details: Engela Helena van Niekerk, https://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/smit/I007.html : accessed 11 Jan 2019
Citation details: van Niekerk, p235, b3c5.
Text:

~ 26.1.1738

Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Susanna van Niekerk
May 18, 1738

Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b4c2.
Marriage of a childJohannes van NiekerkAnna van StadenView this family
November 23, 1738

Citation details: van Niekerk, p222, b3.
Marriage of a grandsonCornelis van NiekerkGeertruy GroblerView this family
before 1752

Citation details: Grobbelaar, p566, b7.
Baptism of a grandsonCornelis van Niekerk
September 23, 1753

Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b6c4.
Historical Event
Census
1754

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a grandsonAlewyn SmitEngela Helena van NiekerkView this family
October 10, 1756
Citation details: Smit, p432, a4b3c13.
Citation details: van Niekerk, p235, b3c5.
Baptism of a grandsonAdriaan Pieter van Niekerk
September 20, 1761
Citation details: van Niekerk, p265, b6c7.
Marriage of a grandsonCornelis van NiekerkElisabeth GoosenView this family
August 1, 1762

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2c1.
Marriage of a grandsonPieter Cornelis van NiekerkChristina de BruynView this family
October 17, 1762
Citation details: van Niekerk, p258, b4c1.
Marriage of a grandsonJan Albert van NiekerkHelena Elizabeth OberholsterView this family
January 23, 1763

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2c3.
Citation details: Oberholster, p7, b4c7.
Marriage of a grandsonCornelis van NiekerkPetronella CloeteView this family
June 21, 1772

Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b6c4.
Citation details: b1c6d2e8, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Marriage of a grandsonCharl du PlessisMaria Susanna van NiekerkView this family
December 20, 1772

Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b4c2.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death
Yes